Portland has a general population of 529,121 and an overall student population of 80,848. Approximately 188 of Portland's students are enrolled in schools that offer medical transcription programs.
Sumner College is the largest medical transcription school in Portland, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 13 students graduated from the Medical Transcription program at Sumner College.
A reported 13 students graduated with credentials in medical transcription in Portland in 2010.
If you decide to work as a medical transcriptionist in Portland, your job prospects are good. There were 1,590 medical transcriptionists working in Oregon and 520 working in the greater Portland area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of medical transcriptionists is expected to increase by 22% in Portland. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for medical transcriptionists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a medical transcriptionist in Portland is $41,420 per year, which is higher than the average for medical transcriptionists state-wide.